The Defeat of Baz Bahadur of Malwa by the Mughal Troops, 1561
from the Akbarnama


Banwali Kalan completed the left painted details.

Qabu Kalan completed the right painted details.
The flight of Baz Bahadur, ruler of Malwa in north central India, after his defeat by the Mughals under Adham Khan in 1561. In the illustration at left: His wife, Rupmati, and her female companions may also been seen on the terrace of the fort. In the illustration at right: In the foreground, soldiers fight; in the background is the fort of Malwa, with the Hindu ladies of the household shown at top right. The artist responsible for the compositions was the court artist Jagan. V & A Museum.

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